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electable

[ih-lek-tuh-buh l] /ɪˈlɛk tə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of, or having a reasonable chance of, being elected, as to public office.
Origin of electable
1875-1880
1875-80; elect + -able
Related forms
electability, noun
reelectability, noun
reelectable, adjective
unelectable, adjective
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unelectable

/ˌʌnɪˈlɛktəbəl/
adjective
1.
(of a political party, candidate, etc) not likely to be elected
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electable

adj.

1758; see elect (v.) + -able. Related: Electability.

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